Pisgah, Alabama

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Pisgah, Alabama

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High Points

Pisgah strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Pisgah Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Pisgah Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Pisgah, Alabama

Comparing Pisgah to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Senior Citizens 6 6
Age of the Population 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 9
People in Middle Class or Better 4 7
Median Family Income 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Public Transportation Use 3 4
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
People Living Alone 5 5

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Pisgah Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SW of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 35765
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.68
Longitude -85.847

Pisgah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
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Pisgah Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 706 100%
Male 329 46.6%
Female 377 53.4%
Under 18 179 25.4%
18+ 527 74.6%
65+ 113 16%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 2.95
White 666 94.3%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 24 3.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 15 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Pisgah Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 702
Growth -4
Growth % -0.6%

Pisgah Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 45.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.3%
Irish 9.6%
Dutch 6.5%
English 5.3%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
German 3.6%
Italian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Polish 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pisgah 706 $36,250
Dutton 310 $35,000
Fyffe 971 $31,908
Henagar 2,400 $34,469
Hollywood 950 $34,306
Scottsboro 14,762 $42,509
Sylvania 1,186 $35,000
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Pisgah High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 564 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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